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The role of CD8+ T cells during the pre-clinical phase of corneal HSV-1 infection.
Approximately 90% of world’s population is seropositive for Herpes Simplex Virus-1 (HSV-1). However, most individuals show no symptoms because HSV-1 largely remains in its non-replicating mode inside the neurons. If the ...
Listening Comprehension and Instructor Input in American and Gymnasium Foreign Language Classrooms
The issue this paper addresses is the difference in foreign language learning between American and German novice-level secondary classrooms; specifically, this investigation first observes the instructor’s spoken ...
Super Speedy Serial Skittle Sorter (5S)
The Super Speedy Serial Skittle Sorter, or 5S for short, is a fully automated sorting machine made up of simple parts that are easily replaceable. The ideas and mechanics of large corporation sorting machines from around ...
El Camino de Santiago: The Growth of Pilgrimage and the Changing Spiritual Experience on the Road to Santiago de Compostela
The pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago (El Camino de Santiago or The Way of Saint James, in English) is originally a Christian pilgrimage dating back to early medieval times. It has recently become more popular than ...
Assessing the Best Ways to Evaluate Elementary School Teachers
In every professional career, employees are assessed to determine if they are still adequate for their position. In education, this process is crucial because a teacher’s performance directly affects the lives of students. ...
A Health Profile of Refugees in the Middle East
15 February 2012: There has been an increase in refugees coming into the US from the Middle East in the past decade. Michigan accepts a considerable proportion of these refugees. One of the reasons is that Michigan ...
Body Image in Adolescent Dancers from Clothing Type and Instructor Communication
Objective: Chronic negative body image can lead to eating disorders as well as mood, personality, and body perception disturbances for adolescent dancers. Tight- or loose-fitting clothing and criticism from authority figures ...
Effects of Src Homolog Phosphatase-1 (SHP-1) on Janus Kinase 2 (JAK/STAT) and Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase (PI3-kinase) Pathways in 7 and 28 day Renal-Wrap Hypertension
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects millions of patients every year and is associated with many types of cardiovascular diseases. While there are many drugs available to treat hypertension only 40% of the patients ...
The Land of Balboa: A Case Study of Humanitarian Aid and U.S.-Panamanian Relations
As citizens of a global community, it is both a duty and pleasure to interact with others of varying languages and cultures and to assist when possible to improve the human condition. These interactions between nations and ...
Self-Concept in Theatre: Defining Character Through the Foundations of Sexuality
This Honors Thesis relates sexuality to personal development, both sociological and physiological. A comparison of a person's developing their self-concept in society to an actor's developing a character role in theatre.